FEMA Public Assistance Senior Technical Project Manager Puerto Rico

ICF International, Inc San Juan, PR
ICF seeks an experienced Senior Technical Program Director to support our work in Puerto Rico hurricane recovery efforts. This person will be responsible for overseeing large teams of ICF staff and subcontractors involved in project formulation and grants management under the FEMA public assistance (PA) program. Candidates with previous senior-level experience in FEMA (e.g., as Federal Coordinating Officers, Federal Disaster Recovery Coordinators, Regional Administrators) are preferred.

Responsibilities include:

* Managing teams in conducting site assessments, and developing scopes of work and cost estimates, and developing/validating project worksheets to repair/replace damaged public infrastructure,

* Identifying opportunities for hazard mitigation under the 406 Hazard Mitigation Program

* Reviewing and compiling information related to compliance with Section 428 of the Public Assistance Alternate Procedures Pilot Program

* Reviewing construction contracts for compliance with state, federal and local laws, regulations and Serving as the direct interface with a high-level officials and other client partners

* Serving as a technical expert on FEMA PA Disaster Recovery programs to lead the client's response.

* Ensuring the delivery of timely, effective and high-quality results to support the disaster recovery effort.

* Ensuring all laws, rules, policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements are met

Qualifications and Experience Needed:

* 15 years of disaster recovery experience

* Demonstrated experience with FEMA's Cost Estimating Format

* Demonstrated knowledge of federal regulations, policies and guidance within the FEMA Public Assistance Program

* At least 5 years of experience managing FEMA PA large-scale disaster recovery projects

* Professional reputation for consistent excellence in delivering upon client commitments, ensuring effective program and project quality review processes, and driving a customer satisfaction culture.

* Ability to reside in Puerto Rico for long-term assignments and with flexibility to travel.

* Demonstrated success managing complex cross-functional teams to complete challenging project deliverables

* Leader with strong written and verbal communications, emotional intelligence, critical thinking skills and strong integrity and ethics.

* Ability to drive organizational capability, motivate teaming partners/staff to ensure high levels of engagement

* Valid Driver's license and ability to have reliable transportation.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Extensive Experience with project formulation and cost estimation

* Experience with FEMA 428 alternate procedures

* Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred.

* Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project Management Software)

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

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